Definition of Strickle

1. Noun. An implement for sharpening scythes.

Generic synonyms: Sharpener

2. Verb. Level off with a strickle in a measuring container. "Strickle sand"
Generic synonyms: Even, Even Out, Flush, Level

3. Noun. A tool or rod used to level off grain or other granular material that is heaped in a measure.
Generic synonyms: Implement

4. Verb. Smooth with a strickle. "Strickle the grain in the measure"
Exact synonyms: Strike
Entails: Smooth, Smoothen
Generic synonyms: Even, Even Out, Flush, Level

5. Noun. A tool used in a foundry to shape a mold in sand.
Generic synonyms: Tool

Definition of Strickle

1. n. An instrument to strike grain to a level with the measure; a strike.

Definition of Strickle

1. Noun. A rod used to level grain etc. when being measured ¹

2. Noun. A tool for sharpening scythes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strickle

1. to shape or smooth with a strickle (an instrument for leveling off grain) [v -LED, -LING, -LES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strickle

striatine
striating
striation
striations
striatopallidal
striatum
striatums
strich
striches
strick
stricken
stricken through
strickenly
strickenness
strickenthrough
strickle (current term)
strickled
strickles
strickling
strickly
stricks
strict
strict-sense stationary
strict implication
strict implications
strict vegetarian
stricter
strictest
striction

Literary usage of Strickle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"The end of a strickle corresponds to the circumference and the lower edge to the bottom surface of a mould. In setting the strickle, ..."

2. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"Thus, a level bed may be struck from a strickle attached to an upright spindle working in a central socket. Assuming a horizontal straight edge attached to ..."

3. A New French and English Dictionary in Two Parts by William Cobbett (1833)
"... pi. curiosities, rare thing«. RAS, adj. plain, smooth, short haired. Coupe/' rat, to cnt off close. Mesure rase, strickle measure. ..."

4. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Baretti (1851)
"One who strikes corn and other dry materials with a strickle to level them with ... An officer appointed by the king to measure the salt with a strickle. 2. ..."

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